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Some High Plains Farmers Struggling After Fires and Drought

Deep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires. A swath of Colo... Read More

Vomitoxin makes nasty appearance for U.S. farm sector

A fungus that causes “vomitoxin” has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test their grain, and giving headaches to grain growers already wrestling with massive supplies and low prices. The plan... Read More

Grand Island Native To Be Honored By San Francisco

The San Francisco 49ers and the York family announced on Tuesday that Tom Rathman will be the 27th inductee into the Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr. San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame. Rathman will also travel to Philadelphia to announce the 49ers second-roun... Read More

FieldNET® by Lindsay Introduces New Irrigation Management Tool

Officials today announced the launch of FieldNET Advisor, a new tool from FieldNET by Lindsay. FieldNET Advisor uses patented technology to deliver growers the information they need to make faster, better-informed irrigation decisions. “FieldNET... Read More

Final Call for Angus Scholarship Applications

The deadline is quickly approaching to apply for scholarships through the Angus Foundation and American Angus Auxiliary. Applications must be postmarked by May 1. Angus youth should act now to ensure their materials arrive in a timely manner. The ... Read More

Cargill to Sell Remaining Two Feed Yards in Colorado and Kansas to Green Plains Inc.

Cargill has reached an agreement to sell its beef cattle feed yards at Leoti, Kan., and Yuma, Colo., to Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., a vertically integrated ethanol producer with existing feed yards at Kismet, Kan., and Hereford, Texas. The transac... Read More

BMS Raising Funds for Chromebooks through Run for Google event

Students at Bluffs Middle School have the opportunity to participate in a fundraiser to raise funds for additional technology in the school. Dreamed up by 7th grade student John Mentgen and his mother Laura, Run for Google is a technology fundraiser ... Read More

Online survey available for Scottsbluff's East Overland project

The City of Scottsbluff wants to make sure that everyone who has an interest int he East Overland project has a chance to weigh-in, even if they were unable to attend the Open House last week. City Planner Annie Folck says they put all the informa... Read More

WNCC Student Named Nebraska's 2017 New Century Scholar for Third Consecutive Year

Western Nebraska Community College student Janie McAmis of Belle Fourche, South Dakota is Nebraska's 2017 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar after posting the state's top score among nominees to the All-USA Community College Academic Team. This is the thi... Read More

Democratic Senators Seek Assurances From Trump Pick for FDA

A group of U.S. senators led by Elizabeth Warren is pushing President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration for more information on how he plans to staff the agency. The Massachusetts Democrat has sent a letter to Dr. Sco... Read More

CME Group plans variable storage rate for K.C. wheat futures

CME Group Inc said on Monday it plans to adjust its hard red winter wheat futures contracts, after some U.S. farmers said they had lost faith in the market because it was not converging with local cash prices. The exchange operator will implement ... Read More